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School Board Presents Budget To Commissioners


Last updated 5/21/2019 at 9:01am

With a 10.5-cent property tax increase likely to be approved to pay for the $68 million school construction bond, some county commissioners are voicing concerns at the Board of Education’s latest budget request.

As previously reported, the school board’s fiscal year 2020 budget request totals $12,761,809 for the local current expense fund and $250,000 for child nutrition. The budget request represents an increase of $582,196 (4.78 percent) over the current year’s budget. The new fiscal year begins July 1.

Last Tuesday at the Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting, School Superin...

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